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Kansas City, Missouri: Watch Movies in a Bank Vault

The 1925 First National Bank is now the Kansas City Central Library. The giant vault in its basement has been converted into a small movie theater behind its 35-ton steel door.

Kansas City Public Library: Central Library

14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Public Library: Central Library. North side of W. 10th St., just east of its intersection with Baltimore Ave.
M-W 9-9, Th-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Library In Old Bank

There are 22 buildings incorporated into the Library District. The First National Bank was purchased for the library system. Don't miss it. The vault in the basement has been turned into a small theater. The doors of the vault are covered with plexiglass so all of the working parts are visible. The ceilings are beautiful. The fifth floor of the building has an outdoor garden with a large chess set. Here you get a great view of surrounding buildings.

[Judy Ramsey, 07/31/2021]

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